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13 October, 2015

Champion of Champions crowned

Chris Potter from Tim Potter Son & Daughter in Wellington, Somerset, was crowned this year’s Champion of Champions at St Bart’s Brewery in London.

Gloucester Born Beef has partnered with its local rugby team to launch The Gloucester Burger, made from the UK’s rarest breed, to celebrate the town being a World Cup match venue.

Ayrshire-based butcher We Hae Meat is muscling into the frozen meat category with the launch of a ‘from farm to frozen’ range, which has won a £60,000 listing in Scottish Asda stores.

Farming Minister George Eustice has praised the 4,000 food and drink businesses that have exported almost £1 billion of British produce to shops and restaurants around the world over the past two years.


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We are just days away from the results of the World Steak Challenge.

A Somerset butcher has been named a finalist in the local Business of the Year awards.

The annual survey of Scottish red meat exporters by QMS has revealed a 4.3% increase in the total red meat exported from Scotland for the year ending September 2015 to approximately £76.6 million (excluding fifth-quarter value).

A new piece of technology, launched by Ishida Europe, has been designed to help food manufacturers in minimising spillage by detecting leaks in pre-packed retail products.

In an effort to receive further backing for PGI Welsh Lamb, shoppers are being offered a luxury holiday for two to Antigua. 

Anne Richmond is set to join Moy Park in the newly created position of agriculture analyst. 

New trend creeps into London

12 October, 2015

For diners seeking something a little different, an experimental kitchen in London is catering to those bored of the everyday cuisine. 

A group of international food buyers from Hong Kong, Singapore and Canada headed to a Perthshire farm to learn about the origins Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI. 

An original packaging format is set to enhance the presentation, preservation and protection of fresh meat and fish products. 

Capitalising on the success of the Great British Bake Off, Danepak is celebrating its Rapid Rashers through a competition-style campaign. 

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Latest International News

Mexicans are being urged to avoid eating meat on Mondays in a new campaign by the Humane Society International.

UK pork is on show at Anuga for the first time in years.

Polish poultry meat processor Drobimex has pumped €24m into a 3,000m2 broiler cold storage facility.

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